• Journal Article

Case Report: Emergence of Onchocerca volvulus from Skin Mimicking Dracunculiasis medinensis

Citation

Eberhard, M. L., Ruiz-Tiben, E., Korkor, A. S., Roy, S. L., & Downs, P. (2010). Case Report: Emergence of Onchocerca volvulus from Skin Mimicking Dracunculiasis medinensis. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 83(6), 1348-1351.

Abstract

We describe 11 cases of suspected Dracunculus medinensis infection in which the worm recovered was identified as Onchocerca volvulus. Identification was based on morphology of the examined specimen